Mandriva Linux Security Advisory : rsyslog (MDVSA-2014:196)

High Nessus Plugin ID 78612


The remote Mandriva Linux host is missing one or more security updates.


Updated rsyslog packages fix security vulnerability :

Rainer Gerhards, the rsyslog project leader, reported a vulnerability in Rsyslog. As a consequence of this vulnerability an attacker can send malformed messages to a server, if this one accepts data from untrusted sources, and trigger a denial of service attack (CVE-2014-3634).


Update the affected packages.

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Plugin Details

Severity: High

ID: 78612

File Name: mandriva_MDVSA-2014-196.nasl

Version: $Revision: 1.3 $

Type: local

Published: 2014/10/22

Modified: 2014/11/04

Dependencies: 12634

Risk Information

Risk Factor: High


Base Score: 7.5

Temporal Score: 6.5

Vector: CVSS2#AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:P/I:P/A:P

Temporal Vector: CVSS2#E:ND/RL:OF/RC:C

Vulnerability Information

CPE: p-cpe:/a:mandriva:linux:rsyslog, p-cpe:/a:mandriva:linux:rsyslog-dbi, p-cpe:/a:mandriva:linux:rsyslog-docs, p-cpe:/a:mandriva:linux:rsyslog-gnutls, p-cpe:/a:mandriva:linux:rsyslog-gssapi, p-cpe:/a:mandriva:linux:rsyslog-mysql, p-cpe:/a:mandriva:linux:rsyslog-pgsql, p-cpe:/a:mandriva:linux:rsyslog-relp, p-cpe:/a:mandriva:linux:rsyslog-snmp, cpe:/o:mandriva:business_server:1

Required KB Items: Host/local_checks_enabled, Host/cpu, Host/Mandrake/release, Host/Mandrake/rpm-list

Exploit Available: false

Exploit Ease: No known exploits are available

Patch Publication Date: 2014/10/21

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2014-3634, CVE-2014-3683

BID: 70243

MDVSA: 2014:196